Noon Gate is the main entrance to the Imperial City, located in front of the Throne Palace and facing the Flag Tower. It is considered to be the most dynamic and most beautiful of the 10 entrances to the city of Hue. Noon Gate was erected and designed by Emperor Gia Long in the year 1823.
It is a huge construction, U-shaped and consisting of two parts: below is a foundation made of brick, Thanh and Quang stone, above is a pavilion made of wood and roofed with tiles.
With classic Chinese roofs covering the ritual space, complete with large drums and an altar may be a good example of the magnificent efforts of the present Vietnam in restoring the sign of its wonderful past.